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Man Arrested in N.C. Quadruple Shooting

Updated at 5:30 a.m. Eastern.

A man suspected in the fatal shootings of four men at a North Carolina television shop has been captured in Virginia.

Police in Mount Airy, N.C., said Marcos Chavez Gonzalez was arrested early Monday morning at a motel in Henry County, about 50 miles northeast of Mount Airy near the state line.

Police said in a statement that said authorities received information about Gonzalez's whereabouts around 2:30 a.m. He was arrested without incident.

Gonzalez was wanted in the slayings of four men who were shot late Sunday in the parking lot of Woods TV in Mount Airy.

Police have said they don't believe the shootings were random and that the men were at the store for a reason.

"We don't feel this was a random event," Mount Airy Police Chief Dale Watson said Sunday . "We do have an idea why (they were shot), but we won't be releasing that."

Authorities had detained two men but released them after it was determined that they were not involved in the shooting.

Nursing supervisor Sue Coe at Northern Hospital of Surry County confirmed that two people died at the store around 2:30 p.m. She said two who were wounded died at the hospital, just across the street from the store. Woods TV sells televisions and satellite systems.

Police say the victims' names were being withheld because their families have not been notified. Watson said all four were from Surry County that includes Mount Airy. The town served as the inspiration for the television town of Mayberry in "The Andy Griffith Show."

WXII-TV in Winston-Salem reported that people who knew the victims gathered near the store and began crying and collapsing to the ground.

Mount Airy, with a population of approximately 8,700, is about 100 miles north of Charlotte. Griffith is a native of the town, which has built a tourist trade on nostalgia for the show that continues to thrive in syndication.

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